Technosignatures as a Priority in Planetary Science: A White Paper for the Planetary Science Decadal Survey 2020

Sofia Z. Sheikh, Anamaria Berea, Ross Davis, Gabriel G. De la Torre, Julia DeMarines, Theresa Fisher, Searra Foote, Dawn Gelino, David Grinspoon, George Profitiliotis, Alexander M. Sessa, Caitlyn Singam, Evan L. Sneed, Clement Vidal, Jason T. Wright

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Abstract

Are we alone? ​The study of technosignatures, physical manifestations of technology from extraterrestrial intelligences, is a rigorous astrobiological sub-discipline. The Planetary Science decadal should include searches for technosignatures alongside biosignatures in its recommendations for funding a robust astrobiology research portfolio.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2021

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